EFI File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an EFI file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .EFI files.

What is an EFI file?

Files with the .efi extension are most commonly associated with Extensible Firmware Interface files. These files define the interface between platform firmware and a user's operating system. They create the environment for booting the user's operating system and running various pre-boot applications. The .efi file extension is also used for Microsoft Windows 7 files.

How to open EFI files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension EFI for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different EFI openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension EFI

While we know of one file format using the .EFI file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .EFI file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of EFI files. Remember, different programs may use EFI files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

EFILiveEFILiveUser submitted
EasyBCDEasyBCDUser submitted
EFILive Scan And TuneEFILive Scan And TuneUser submitted
Any Video Converter FreeAny Video Converter FreeUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with EFI-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with EFI-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!